Arrest Made in Barr Trail Stabbing

May 23, 2023 - 2:05pm

On May 22nd, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Manitou Springs Police Department in responding to an emergency call which came into the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Communication Center, at approximately 7:39 pm.

Multiple callers reported an assault at the Barr Trail parking lot in Manitou Springs, Colorado.

Upon arrival, the Manitou Springs Police Department found an adult male victim with over 15 stab wounds to his neck, arms, and head, now identified as 60 -year-old Eric Snay.

Mr. Snay received life saving measures on scene from the Manitou Springs Fire Department and was transported to a local hospital where he underwent surgery. He is expected to survive.

On the morning of May 23rd, Manitou Springs officers contacted Million Zimmerman, DOB 05/12/1999, while he was walking on the roadway near the 400 block of Ruxton Ave. Zimmerman fit the description witnesses gave from the scene and was apprehended on site.

Million Zimmerman is being charged with attempted first- degree murder. He is currently held on $1,000,000 bond.

This is an ongoing, active investigation, and additional information will be released as it becomes available.



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